After years and years of service, it's time one Central New Yorker gets the recognition he deserves.

Credit - George Seemann via Facebook
Credit - George Seemann via Facebook

Meet George Seemann

According to his nominator, it would be hard to find someone more deserving of a First Responder Friday recognition than George. Mr. Seemann, from Sempronius, New York, is Chief of the New Hope Fire Department. Not only that, but he also serves as an advanced EMT for Four Towns Medical Squad.

Seemann's experience pre-dates his time as a first responder though. George is a proud veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy for 20 years as a Corpsman. He was deployed to multiple regions on active duty, and eventually retired as a Chief Petty Officer.

Credit - George Seemann via Facebook
Credit - George Seemann via Facebook

During his service, he also simultaneously completed a 20-year career with the U.S. Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire Rescue. There he retired as a Lieutenant.

Now-a-days, George protects Central New Yorkers locally and serves as a NY State Fire Instructor. He uses his vast knowledge to help his community and train new generations of firefighters.

Credit - George Seemann via Facebook
Credit - George Seemann via Facebook

Thank you George for your years of service. Your dedication is marveling, and not a day goes by where your peers aren't grateful for everything you do.

Nominate a First Responder

Do you know a first responder that deserves to be recognized? Tell us about someone who should be honored in Central New York - a firefighter, police officer, EMT, forest ranger, paramedic, DEC officer, military, rescuer, front-line worker, or any other person first on the scene.

Include their name, a picture, and why they should be recognized during 'First Responder Friday." We'll honor one first responder every Friday and as a way to say thank you, we'll give them a Bundt cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes.

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